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The year 2022 has been nothing but a mixed bag for Egypt’s technology and startup sector. On the one hand, the local ecosystem has...
Qatar’s vast oil and natural gas reserves have served the country’s needs well. It was thanks to these fossil fuels that Qatar...
This past year has been an incredibly dynamic one for the entrepreneurship ecosystem across the Middle East and North Africa. We have...
Over the past couple of years, the last-mile delivery sector has witnessed a spike of new startup entrants, with most operating an...
To mark World Mental Health Day, we have mapped the mental health startups in the Middle East and North Africa. Wamda also recently...
They are typically a nuisance on the road, imposing and rather dangerous, but lorries or trucks, are incredibly important to the global...
Egypt has one of the fastest-growing populations in the Middle East, growing at a rate of approximately one million every six months....
Unemployment has long been a concern for governments across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, which suffers from the...
When Kitopi launched in January 2018 in Dubai, few were familiar with the concept of cloud kitchens. Now, three years later, cloud kitchens...
The coronavirus pandemic usurped every aspect of our lives. In its devastation, it dictated our movement, altered our habits and...
More than 70 per cent of startups based in the Middle East and North Africa have witnessed a negative impact on their business as a result...
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The Middle East’s mobile gaming industry was already a booming one prior to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic that has seen...
This week Apple warned of a global iPhone shortage due to the coronavirus outbreak in China – where its smartphones are...
With each passing year, the Middle East and North Africa’s (Mena) entrepreneurship ecosystem develops and cements itself as a core...
Recently, we published a feature on the battle of the startup hubs in the Middle East. There are several cities across the region,...
LUNCH:ON partners with restaurants to offer office workers a selection of curated meals at discounted prices. It was founded by Mohammad Al...
Tarek Ghobar is the co-founder of PointCheckout, an online payment gateway that enables consumers to use their loyalty points and air miles...
Synkers is an online peer-to-peer education platform connecting private tutors with students. Founded in Lebanon by Audrey Nakad, Zeina...